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Scala Engineer - Microservices

Job title Scala Engineer - Microservices
Contract type: Permanent
Location Chicago
Industry: Software Engineering
Salary: $170,000-$210,000 DOE
Visa requirement: Applicants must be eligible to work in the specified location
Reference: POHMFCHIC
Contact name: Mitchell Franklin
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Published: March 17, 2020 3:59

Job Description

Scala Engineer - Microservices

In this role you will be working within a purely Scala environment. This team already consists of some of the most talented and well-known engineers within the community. You will have the autonomy to use the most suitable Scala frameworks & libraries of your choosing; including but not limited to Akka, Kafka, HDFS, Spark etc. 

This company has been recognized by Forbes as one of the most innovative start-ups and they are incredibly well-funded. You will be building the backend of a really popular product which has already had almost 100 million downloads. Due to the popularity of this product, the business has quadrupled profit in the last year alone. Within the business, there are smaller sub-sections. On the team you will be joining you will be expected to contribute to the new features of the product and ship your first code quickly using their microservices architecture. 

I have watched this eCommerce company go from strength to strength over the past years and are they are a great brand that I am excited to represent. This is a great opportunity for any developer to join a talented team and continue to expand their skill set by working alongside some of the best. Culture is an important aspect that the company takes seriously, so despite their ambitious growth plans over the next 2 years, maintaining their collaborative environment in which each developer is able to make an impact is a focus. 

What they offer:

  • Promising stock options 
  • Competitive salary 
  • 100% Paid for Medical, Dental and Vision insurance plans 
  • 401k 
  • Paid for commuter benefits 
  • Flexible work from home 
  • Stocked kitchen with beer and snacks 
  • Discounts on vacations 
  • Social Events 
  • Unlimited PTO
  • Opportunity to become a significant member of the team 

Must-Have Requirements: 

  • Expert Scala Developer 
  • Has commercial experience with Scala 
  • Enjoys working with a team and contributing new ideas